Glucose Fasting Levels after Zyprexa is Discontinued
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Q:  Glucose Fasting Levels after Zyprexa is Discontinued


Hello Dr.,

I recently stopped taking zyprexa. Soon after got blood work done and had a glucose fasting level of 103 mg/dL- pre-diabetes. I was wondering if these levels go down after stopping zyprexa, or is this something else I am going to have to worry about? I can't find any definitive answers on the web. Thanks for your time and your wonderful website.


Dear Mark-

In general, unless you had a family history of diabetes, and were already overweight, and were getting very little physical activity, we (psychiatrists) would expect these numbers to go back down. Thank you for the comments on my website.  Glad you found that useful.

Dr. Phelps



Published May, 2007
 

 

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